Jay S. Zeidman
Most recently, Mr.Most recently, Mr. Zeidman served as the Director of Business Development for U.S. Capital Advisors, where he oversaw the creation of the firm’s merchant banking division with a focus on midstream and upstream oil and gas opportunities. He also previously served as a Senior Adviser to the Chairman of Federal Communications Commission, as well as the the Liaison to the Jewish Community under President George W. Bush. In this capacity, Mr. Zeidman was charged with advocating and communicating the policies of President Bush and his Administration to the greater Jewish and business communities. Following his service at the White House, Mr. Zeidman served as the Northeast Finance Director and Director of Jewish Outreach for John McCain’s 2008 Presidential Campaign.
In addition to his professional background and leadership role as the National Co-Chairman of Maverick PAC, Mr. Zeidman is a Board Member of Children’s Memorial Hermann Hospital. He is also active in the following organizations: Houston Chapter President of the Republican Jewish Coalition, Board Member of the Young Adults Division of the Jewish Federation, Board Member of the TCU Young Alumni, Board Member of NextGen for the Houston Holocaust Museum, and Member of AIPAC’s Young Leadership Development Program. Mr. Zeidman was appointed by Governor Rick Perry to serve on the 2011 Texas Inaugural Committee and as a Public Member on the One Call Board of Texas. He was also recently named as one of the top 30 Under 30 young conservatives in the country by Red Alert Politics.
Mr. Zeidman graduated from Texas Christian University with a B.S. in Economics and Political Science and also earned his M.B.A, with a focus on Energy and Finance, from the Jesse Jones Graduate School of Business at Rice University. He was elected by the student body to serve as the Student Body President, making him the first Jewish student to serve in that position in TCU’s history. Mr. Zeidman currently resides in Houston with his wife, Anat.